About

Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.

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Directed by

Luca Guadagnino

Written by

James Ivory (Screenplay)
André Aciman (Novel)

Runtime

132 minutes

Country

United States of America, Italy, Brazil, France

Language

English

Tagline

Is it better to speak or die?

Cast

Keywords

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